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Mr Alain MILON

Speeches since 2019

22/06/2021 | 12:01:53 Mister President, Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank our fellow rapporteur Mr Damien COTTIER for the quality of his report on Covid-19 passes, which highlights the various legal aspects of this issue. For my part, I should like to make a few comments on the health aspect. The issuing of a Covid-19 passport must certify that a person has been vaccinated against Covid-19, that he or she has recovered after contracting the disease or that he or she has tested negative... 21/04/2021 | 18:15:11 Thank you. The work of our rapporteur, Martine WONNER, highlights a major problem in Europe: chronic and long-term illnesses affect the lives of at least one third of the European population, as has already been said. While there is no consensus on a single definition of chronic and long-term illnesses, they all have the consequence of limiting the full enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms. This is generally linked to the potentially burdensome treatment and discrimination... 20/04/2021 | 17:09:15 Mr. President, Dear Colleagues, The EPP group wanted us to hold this current affairs debate on "Armenian prisoners of war, prisoners in captivity and displaced persons". I would like to start by reassuring Mr Samad SEYIDOV that the aim of the EPP Group is not to exaggerate the situation or to create obstacles to peace. I should tell you that earlier this year, the French delegation received both the Armenian ambassador and the Azerbaijani ambassador at the French Senate. Focussing on a... 20/04/2021 | 11:31:47 Thank you, Mr President. Dear Colleagues, "Every member of the Council of Europe must accept the principles of the rule of law and of the enjoyment by all persons within its jurisdiction of human rights and fundamental freedoms, and collaborate sincerely and effectively in the realisation of the aim of the Council". This excerpt from Article 3 of the Statute of the Council of Europe is binding on our states and on us collectively. It is a demanding ideal that sometimes contradicts certain... 27/01/2021 | 11:08:49 Thank you, Mr President. I should first like to thank our rapporteur, Ms Jennifer DE TEMMERMAN, for the quality of her report and to tell you how much I, also in a personal capacity, appreciated the speech by the Director-General of the WHO. I would like to congratulate the rapporteur on having included in her proposals support for the COVAX mechanism set up by the WHO, which I feel is extremely important. Given the scale of the pandemic and its dramatic economic and health consequences, all...